Hull City Council has confirmed it has approved plans to build more than 100 new homes, as part of a £17 million scheme to regenerate the region’s Fruit Market area.

Dumfries and Galloway Council has reduced its staff numbers by around 600 full-time positions, in the space of a year.

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the expansion of grammar schools in England will be accompanied by conditions requiring them to accept a proportion of children from low-income families.

The second round of the Community Minibus Fund has been launched by Transport Minister Andrew Jones.

New approaches to make the UK more resilient to flooding have been outlined in the government’s National Flood Resilience Review.

The Adam Smith Institute has branded the High-Speed 2 rail project ‘economically irresponsible’ and has called for it to be scrapped.

A public consultation has shown support for proposals to devolve power and funding from Westminster to Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

A London MP has said as he urged politicians to support homelessness reforms, labelling the current situation as an ‘absolute disgrace’.

A Welsh council leader has said he does not believe the merging of councils will happen for at least 10 years.

Cllr John Clancy, the leader of Birmingham City Council, has signed a development deal worth up to £2 billion with a Chinese company.

A senior Parliamentary Committee is to recommend that all MPs and peers vacate both Houses of Parliament for six years to allow for urgent repairs.

The Resolution Foundation has urged ministers to ignore calls to cut future increases to the National Living Wage (NLW).